The Herald-Sentinel. (Cordell, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 24, 1917 Page: 3 of 8
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THE CORDELL H E R A L D - S E N T I N E L
The word "Saving" means a whole lot and when it is
a real, genuine MONEY SAVING proposition it interests one
and all! Since the opening of (he sales doors to WRIGHT'S
MONEY-SAVING SALE, May 19th, this store has been a
regular bee-hive, thronged wi|h eager arid careful buyers,
who know real and genuine bargains when they see them.
Strange faces from a distance were very noticeable, purch-
asing large bills and fairing advantage of the low prices, was
convincing that (hey felt they were in (heVright Place a( the
Right Time to save (he dimes and dollars even on small pur-
chases, and (hey have made no mistake.
There is one great redeeming feature in trading at (his
store—you don't have to question the quality of any article
you purchase, for we only buy the best and finest quality
for each and evary department. Another great feature this
store claims is, we buy direct from the mills and importers,
which enabfes us to sell you high class and dependable
merchandise at a very great saving to you.
We are now giving you, in this sale, an opportunity to
purchase your spring and summer goods at the greatest sav-
ing (hat has ever been offered to you. At (his (ime of the
season we should be selling at a profit. We bought heavy,
and because of (he backward season we are not going (o
take any chances of carrying summer goods over. We aren't
going to wait until August (o take our medicine; we're taking
it now. We have slipped the knife clean through the profits
and it's up to you to take advantage of the low prices and
supply your spring and summer needs while the golden op-
portunity is knocking at your door. Look your wardrobe
over, make out your list and come to the Wright Place and
the Wright Sale. If lasts until June 2nd, 10 p. m., at
The WRIGHT Place
Published Every Thursday.
Entered at the postoffice at Cordell as second c!a== matter.
M. H. Gunsenhouser,
owner and editor
forcement has never been attempted, as they have never
been taken seriously except by the cranks who drafted
them. They are the eminations of warped intellects, but
they are the law. So have at it, Tomme, we are for you.
—Clinton Messenger. Why not stop sending these "warp-
ed intellects" to make our laws.
Too Much Booze.
An effort'is to be made to put
a stop to the lawlessness that
ha? been going on in Colony and
which is increasing so rapidly.
It is getting to be a commop
thing to hear drunken men swear-
ing on our streets. Almost every
Saturday there are several men
reporting the condition, and un-
less Clinton, Foss, Canute and
Elk City get busy will recom-
mend turning the road south
from Weatherford through Korn
and Cordell to Sayre.—Weather-
Teddy has been turned down in his ambition to go to , Mayor Harvey, as county registrar, informs us that1 _
June 5th at Cordell
France with an army.
He has released those men who he is having some trouble in getting precinct registrars -
have been too lenient with them, i
It is the duty of every citizen
had enlisted under his banner and in doing has taken the that men refuse to serve. Such action is unpatriotic
opportunity to shoot some very hot shot into the President ls punishable as an set of treason. This duty is not a hard i If ni other w; anoE " "hern Oklahomase ve^! yeara
for refusing to allow him to. It may have been the prop-one. and while it may entail hardship,-it is incomparable will have to be stationed here.-. ago win Be at
er thing to under the circumstances. ; wi'h the hardships to be encountered by the man going j Colon>' Co"rler • HOtll IfOfl .May JUDB 511.
oOo 1to the front. It is an opportunity to do your bit in aiding
There seems to be a disposition on the part of those;to win this war, and to refuse to do it is a refusal towns-
men who are running this government, to run it on senti- wer the ca^ to aid your country in time of great need,
ment rather than patriotism and duty. They appeal to: °0°
sentiment to sell the Liberty bonds, when they should be' The time for the inspection of the Ozark trail is near
sold as a business proposition and a patriotic duty. Our! and are we ready? June 9th is not far off-two weeks is
people are not very strong for sentiment, and if this war! ail-not much time in which to accomplish wonders. The
is to be won it must be along lines other than sentimental j Short line has the pole and all that is necessary is toliave
oOo | the road and odr line gets the plum. The Amorilla con-
The Oklahoman Sunday somes out in big red letters vention will convene on Wednesday, June 27th, and the
advising its readers that more and better crops will be £uesses on the route will be all in at that time, and the
raised because a bunch of boosters from that city made a final, decision come soon after. Is the Short Line ready
trip over portions of the state. That may help, perhaps, to hear the verdict. Much can be done in two weeks. It
brought the rain, but we are very full of doubt, and firm- is barely possible that the northern route may change and
ly believe things would have as they are had these men j1come from Weatherford thisjway, owing to a bad piece
remained at home. We realize the uncanny powers po-1 road west of Clinton, which would strenghten Cordell
sessed by that bunch, j yet dislike to credit them with that! position, but would weaken the "short line argumeit'
power which produces two bushels of wheat where the|^<- -^^1 and southern
elements only intended one should be grown. Its a safe, J J 0q0
bet that the western part of the state would have produc-
ed as well had these men remained in the city.
We wmld adv'.se all young men who have passed tha
age of 21 years, and who have not passed their 31st mile-
stone to set aside Tuesday June 5 as a holliday, and ob-
. ■, , . , . , . . .,, , ,, ,, , serve it until after they have registered for the conscript-
seems to have determined to bring forcibly to the atten- jye ^ u -a a ^ ^ ^ be put off> and ^
Judge Tomme, county attorney of Beckham county,
I from 9 o'clock in the morning to
j 5 in the evening, one day every
May Change Route.
W J Laws and other vice- four weeks. All persons who
presidents of the Ozark 1 rail have ailments or infirmities that
along the northern r:ute drove j have bffled the skill of the fami-
over the road last Thursday from iy physician are invited to call.
Geary to the Texas line . The,if you have' kidney or bladder
work east of Weatherford is eith- j troubles bring a two ounce bottle
erall done or contracted for. | of your urine for examination.
From Weatherford to Clinton our Married ladies mu3t be accom-
part of the work is nearmg com-1 pained by their husbands and
pletion while Clinton is working minors by their parents. Ask
on her part. From Clinton to for proof of cures effected.
Canute little has been, done and i Examinations Free
prospects are not encouraging: I
From Canute west the road is in' p
good shape and the people alongj
the line are alive to the import-
ance of the work. The steering
committee who made the trip are Rooms in the Alters' Building.
tion of the people the large number of foolish laws that
are now on the statute books by rigidly1 enforcing them.
He has notified the Rock Island railroad that they must
cease to operate their trains thru his county on the Sab-
bath day, and is starting to enforce our code of blue laws
provisions are made for the man who fails except arrest
and punishment. Its one day and one day only, after
which the laggard will be arrested. The registrar cannot
help you out, The man with only one leg is as liable as
the soundest man in the precinct, as the government does
strictly. This course should be followed by evety county k of infirmity, and like the Missourian, must
attorney m the state. We have-been sending a lot ot s,l-;be shown_ >Ym have seyera| disabilitiesthat will
ly petty politicians to the legislature who have thought !keep you out of the a'rmy but none that wi„ excuse you
it would enhance their social and political standing to list-, from registering. Do not put it off until afternoon, as
en to and follow every ''reform" until we have our stat- others way do that and in the rush cause you to fail. Be
utes encumbered with a lot of trash. The majority of en- the first and a patriot rather than the last and a laggard.
It is' evident that danger ♦
lurkes close behind this ♦
fellow, hence his hurry. ^
He is a busy man but J
not so busy as the clerks ♦
waiting upon their
> SaJisfed Customers ♦
♦ The never heistate to return, and their incentive for ♦
+ speed is not so pushing, the motive—safety—is the J
♦ same. One rushing from the bull while the other is +
J rushing fo saitary groceries. You always find them ♦
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Gunsenhouser, M. H. The Herald-Sentinel. (Cordell, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 24, 1917, newspaper, May 24, 1917; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc169595/m1/3/: accessed October 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.